National Hockey League player Jay Bouwmeester doing well after cardiac event that required defibrillator

    The St. Louis Blues watch as the paramedics tend to Jay Bouwmeester #19 of the St. Louis Blues after he collapsed on the bench during the first period of the game against the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center on February 11, 2020 in Anaheim, California.

    (CNN)Medical personnel used a defibrillator to revive St. Louis Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester after he suffered a cardiac episode and was unresponsive on the team bench during a game Tuesday night in Anaheim, California.

    Bouwmeester regained consciousness immediately, Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong said Wednesday in Las Vegas.
    The 36-year-old two-time All-Star remained in Anaheim, at University of California-Irvine Medical Center.
    "Things are looking very positive," Armstrong said, after telling reporters that the defenseman is undergoing a battery of tests.
    In a video of the collapse, Bouwmeester can be seen slumped over on the bench before he eventually falls forward and his teammates call for help. The Blues game at the Anaheim Ducks was postponed, and some teammates of Bouwmeester went to the hospital.
    "It made everyone feel a lot better knowing he was in good hands. He was in good spirits last night with us," Alex Pietrangelo, one of the Blues captains, said.
    By the time he was transported to a local hospital, Bouwmeester was alert and able to move his extremities, Armstrong said Tuesday night.
    Bouwmeester holds the longest streak of consecutive games played by a defenseman in the league's history -- p